|Glenn Macdonald, Musician and Cartographer, Art Waves #135|
Glenn Macdonald, also known as Martin Fields, is a singer song-writer by avocation and a map-maker by vocation. But, surprisingly, he maps water, which is a perfect metaphor for the kind of multi-layered divination he brings to his song lines. Tune in for a fascinating conversation and some meltingly beautiful, live music, including two new songs, heard here for the first time!
Keywords: hydrography; Attendance; Joe Notarianni; Grant Ave. Studios; Bruce Chatwin; St. Cuthbert's; John Terpstra; Franklin's ships
|191 Harland Izatt( Aug. 11, 2013)|
Painter Harland Izatt made his living teaching visual art. However in his retirement, inspired by his wife, writer Lise Levesque, he began writing novels. His first, Soft Targets, is set in Bali against the backdrop of the Bali bombings of 2002. Since then he has written three more novels, each told around a real-life news event. Izatt writes under the pen name Harland John. Pull up a chair and learn more about how to turn the news into art.
Keywords: Bali bombings; dyslexia; Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra; Grant Ave. Studios; Robin Aube; Stephen King; Friesen Press; Niagara Escarpment; Lenore Izatt; Ron Shaver; Toller Cranstoon; gamalong music; Neil Young
|209 Fourwarned ( Feb. 16, 2014)|
Jim Mariner, Rosemary Booth Almas, Jane Longmate and Julie Warriner are Fourwarned, a quartet that specializes in singing pop standards from the forties through the eighties. It's not the time frame that interests them, however, it's the harmony. To be thrilled by their meltingly smooth harmonies, light up an hour with Fourwarned.
Keywords: The Orlons; The Skyliners; Grant Ave. Studios; Bob Doidge; Daniel Lanois; Stan Rogers; Gordon Lightfoot; U2; Buddy Holly; Theatre Aquarius; The Crickets; Bobby Vee; Carnegie Gallery; Ariana Gillis; Grandmothers to Grandmothers